Assessing Student Learning in Higher Education

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Section 1
Introduction

Section 2
 Background  Survey
 What is Assessment?
Why Assessment?
Accountability
Accreditation
Educational Improvement
Bloom's
Formative Feedback
Learning Paradigm
Prompting Learning
Quiz

Section 3
Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)

Section 4
Assessment Tools and Data

Section 5
Course Assessment

Section 6
Program Assessment

 

Section 7
Closing the Loop
 

Section 8
Implementing Assessment Training on Campus

 

Section 9
References & Resources


Definitions

Workbook

Using Materials from this Website

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Introductory SLO and Assessment Survey

 

 

1. How important are the following factors to motivate you to improve student learning in your classroom or service area?

 

 

Important Motivator

Somewhat Important Motivator

Unimportant Motivator

Inhibitor

Opportunity to collaborate w/in the department/program

Collaboration with colleagues in other areas

Requirement of accreditating agencies

Discovering what works and what does not

Effect on classroom management or service delivery

Measurable improvement in student learning

Consistency and fairness in grading

 

 

2. Use the rating descriptions listed below to rate your experience and knowledge concerning the following:

 

 

Expert

Experienced

Intermediate

Beginner

Novice

Totally Unfamiliar

Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)

Course Assessment

Program Assessment

 

 

 

Outcomes for Section 2
After completing Section 2 participants will be able to:
SLO 1 Define assessment purposes and guidelines and access appropriate resources.

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Define the three purposes for assessment.

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Explain guidelines used in good assessment practices.

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Access appropriate resources for assessment.

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Resources and Links

Proclaiming and Sustaining Excellence: Assessment as a Faculty Role.  Schilling & Schilling (1998).  


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Section 2 Printable Document

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SLOs and Assessment for this Workshop

 

Janet Fulks (jfulks@bakersfieldcollege.edu) & Kate Pluta (kpluta@bakersfieldcollege.edu)
Assessing Student Learning in Community Colleges (2004), Bakersfield College
07/11/2006